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.COB File Extension

File TypeCOBOL Source Code File

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This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

What is a COB file?

Source code file written in COBOL, an older programming language used for developing business, finance, and administrative applications; still used by many enterprise business applications.

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COBOL has several variants, including COBOL-68 (the original standard) and COBOL 2002, a more recent version of the language. Therefore, make sure you have the appropriate compiler and text editor for the version of COBOL you're using for development.

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Updated 9/18/2015

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